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(Count Frontenac era) Cousin of La Salle, comes from France in ...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Carleton Lands At And Makes Prisoners 125 Retreating
army halts at, 218; Levis's army lands at, 246.
A county in Ontario, on the St. Lawrence. Named after the
Born in Connecticut. In 1759 served under Sir William
(John Graves Simcoe era) English constituency for which Simcoe ...
Murray James 1719-1794 Entered The Army 1740 And Served In The
West Indies, Flanders, and Brittany. In 1758 commanded a brigad...
(Count Frontenac era) Captured at Fort Loyal, exchanged for one...
Martin Abraham 1589-1664 Born In Scotland Came To Canada In 1614
having married Marguerite Langlois the previous year. Engaged a...
(General Brock era) Surrenders Michilimackinac, 211; killed at
(Lord Sydenham era) Arrangements for, under Union, 115, 193, 20...
(George Brown Era) Of Upper Canada, doubled between 1842 and 18...
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of De Caen's vessels, 156.
Index : Lord Elgin Era Grants Charter To King's College 93 Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Dismisses Willis
from office, 28. (Egerton Ryerson era) Favours encouragement to...
George Sir Rupert D
(Joseph Howe era) Provincial secretary of Nova Scotia, 57;
Paris Treaty Of
Between England and France, signed 1763. Ceded
Canada to Brita...
Boyd John 1828-1893 Born In Ireland Emigrated To New Brunswick
and engaged in business at St. John. In 1880 called to the Sena...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Riedesel Friedrich Adolph Baron 1738-1800 German Officer Born In
Rhine-Hesse. Educated at Marburg. Served on the staff of Prince...
Lestrees Abbey Of
(Bishop Laval era) Bestowed by king on diocese of Quebec, 136.
Kane Paul 1810-1871 Born In Toronto Received His First Training
under Drury, the drawing-master at Upper Canada College. Spent ...
Dalhousie George Ramsay Ninth Earl Of 1770-1838 A Scottish Peer
Entered the army at an early age and saw service in various parts of the
world. From 1812 to 1814 commanded the 7th division of the British army
in France and Spain. Received the thanks of Parliament for his services
at Waterloo. Raised to the peerage of the United Kingdom as Baron
Ramsay. Appointed lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia in 1816. In 1819
appointed governor-general and commander-in-chief of British North
America. Served in this capacity for nine years. From 1829 to 1832
commander-in-chief in the East Indies. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Influence did not
extend beyond Quebec, 1; his arrival as governor, 1820, 33; conflict
with Papineau, 34, 61; his harsh policy towards French-Canadians, 39;
his character, 41; founds Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, 41;
erects monument to Wolfe and Montcalm, 41; sides with Council against
Assembly, 42; promises remedy for abuses, 43; interview with Papineau,
58; refuses to confirm election of Papineau as Speaker and dissolves
Parliament, 61; his speech to Assembly, 61-62; recalled, 64, 70. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era)
Governor-general, 1820, 19; a "disciplinarian devoid of diplomacy," 19;
leaves Canada, 20. =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Rattray, The
Scot in British North America; Dict. Eng. Hist.; Campbell, History
of Nova Scotia.
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